Updates

Since we've had our third paddle found - #6 Cherry Sliver - we'll need to draw another prize package for all of you playing at home. The paddles sure are getting found quickly now! I guess that's because so many of you have been getting "Out There". So...

For Clue number nine, we were taking a nap, But you can see it here by our friend at Jeff's Map. CLICK HERE FOR CLUE #9: JEFF'S MAP on FACEBOOK ...

Another paddle has been found and officially claimed! Paddle #6, a cherry Sliver was found (in Temagami) on Wolf Lake on the Paradise Lagoon portage by Matt Gray. What has really made us happy about this contest is that everyone who has found a paddle...

Not tied to a tree but laying ready to take, And hidden under a rock near a twice named lake. Plus don’t forget to check out our Clue Map for more hints or check our Clues Category. Good luck!!...

We have a winner! Each time a paddle is found there is an additional prize package that will be drawn from everyone who enters online. (You can do so once daily, so get on that!) By all accounts, everyone who has won something so far has been rewarded well for getting "Out There", both by prizes and the more natural rewards. We're not sure which is appreciated more! :) Since our second paddle was found, we have drawn a winner for those of you who are playing along at home, as seen below:

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Usually our clues are rhymed fun for a gag, But this time the Badger® was let out of the bag!   Yes, it is true. There has been a leak! Posted by an unidentified Paddle In The Park Contest spy on the Algonquin Outfitter's Facebook page, was a...

When singer-songwriter Jerry Vandiver first heard of the Paddle In The Park Contest, he did not hesitate to express his support for the concept. Jerry definitely believes there are rewards "Out There". In fact, Jerry is so passionate about paddling and spending time in the...

Our second paddle has been found - #2 Cub WaterColour – Green+Yellow - so again it's time to draw a prize package for all of you playing at home. It took us a little while to get this one together because...

There have definitely been a few people who have asked where the idea about where the Paddle In The Park Contest came from. If you have been wondering too, now you can read all about it in our interview with Canoe & Kayak Magazine. See: http://www.canoekayak.com/canoe/finders-keepers/ Thanks to...

This time it is different, so let us be clear, The clue can be found at Canoeroots...

Many people have asked us from where the concept and idea of the Paddle In The Park Contest originated - the idea of rewarding people for getting "Out There". You might be wondering that yourself. Then again, there were a few people who knew right...

Paddle #2, hidden by Kevin Callan, has been found by paddler and portageur Mike Last and friends! Found and Claimed: Paddle #2: Cub WaterColour – Green/Yellow Congratulations Mike! Obviously Mike already knows there are many rewards to spending time in nature, but as he had heard about the...

We have a winner! Each time a paddle is found there is an additional prize package that will be drawn from everyone who enters online. (You can do so once daily, so get on that!) And since our first paddle was found, we have drawn a winner for those of you who are playing along at home, as seen below:

Since our first paddle has been found - #4 BadgerTail WaterColour – Blue -  it's now time to draw a prize package for all of you playing at home. On Monday (June 8th) we'll be drawing a winner from all the entries we've recieved, up to...

Great Mountain, Fish, and Nellie make three, But not at all where the paddle will be. Plus don't forget to check out our Clue Map for more hints!...

Our first paddle, hidden by Preston, in the Paddle In The Park Contest has been found by paddler and portageur Lauren Hammond! Found and Claimed: Paddle #4: BadgerTail WaterColour – Blue. This BadgerTail WaterColour is a hand-tinted paddle made of ash and given a marine-varnish finish for protection. Congratulations...

Part of a route tried many times, Look near a lake where the sun never shines. Plus don't forget to check out our Clue Map for more hints!...

There's a paddle in Killarney for you to take, But it is no where near Harry Lake. Plus don't forget to check out our Clue Map for more hints!...

Here's a way to make sure you don't fail, Just look for rope and not a nail. Plus don't forget to check out our Clue Map for more hints!...

Don't look too high or low below the knees, And don't forget it's all about the trees. Plus don't forget to check out our Clue Map for more hints!...

We just confirmed today, a full subscription of Canoeroots Magazine is now on the list of Paddle In the Park Contest prizes! Thanks to the founder and publisher of Rapid Media, Scott Mac Gregor for adding to the rewards and reasons for getting "Out There". For a...

Just this morning, Kevin Callan, our favourite Happy Camper, was on Fresh Air - a CBC Radio Show that airs every Sunday morning. Kevin was, of course, talking about a canoe trip he is about to do. But this canoe trip is no ordinary expedition....

The Happy Camper takes on The Meanest Link! The Meanest Link is a pretty extraordinary canoe route. Made in honour of the late Bill Swift Sr. who was nicknamed "Mean Dude" due to his gruff exterior personality, the Meanest Link has been attempted by only a...

Our portaging and paddle hiding friend Preston has hidden paddles in the regions of Algonquin & Killarney. His story coming soon...

It is official. The Paddle In The Park Contest has gone from an idea to reality with really fantastic support. We are now online! (However we are still under a bit of "construction" here, at least until we officially launch on July 1st, so please...